Stuff I like helping with
This is where I give you an arbitrary (but very high) score for myself in platforms I'm competent in.
EC2, RDS, ELB, SES
Install/configure, Views, Rules
openHAB, Wemo, WirelessTag, LIFX, Broadlink
So recently Amazon told me our database server version is deprecated and we’ll soon need to upgrade. No problem, spin up a test server from a snapshot, test and when happy rename the test database server to the live name, right? No. Amazon do not let you restore a snapshot into an existing instance, and Read more about A Duh moment with DNS[…]
With America changing leaders the auto lobby group smells a fresh chance to regress the automotive industry. Off topic: I expect there will be a LOT of similar approaches out of the shadows in the following months, as entrenched players in entrenched industries try to get Trump to change things to favour them. It will be Read more about Automakers to Trump: waaah[…]
The internet is great. It enhances our lives and allows us to do things we could only have dreamed mere decades ago. However I worry our society’s mad rush to embrace the marketability of tech leads to us endangering ourselves. Our critical infrastructure is accessible online. We rely upon power to protect our food, keep Read more about Remember how to live without the internet[…]